John 8:13
New International Version
The Pharisees challenged him, "Here you are, appearing as your own witness; your testimony is not valid."

New Living Translation
The Pharisees replied, “You are making those claims about yourself! Such testimony is not valid.”

English Standard Version
So the Pharisees said to him, “You are bearing witness about yourself; your testimony is not true.”

Berean Study Bible
So the Pharisees said to Him, “You are testifying about Yourself; Your testimony is not valid.”

Berean Literal Bible
Therefore the Pharisees said to Him, "You are bearing witness concerning Yourself; Your testimony is not true."

New American Standard Bible
So the Pharisees said to Him, "You are testifying about Yourself; Your testimony is not true."

King James Bible
The Pharisees therefore said unto him, Thou bearest record of thyself; thy record is not true.

Christian Standard Bible
So the Pharisees said to him, "You are testifying about yourself. Your testimony is not valid."

Contemporary English Version
The Pharisees objected, "You are the only one speaking for yourself, and what you say isn't true!"

Good News Translation
The Pharisees said to him, "Now you are testifying on your own behalf; what you say proves nothing."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So the Pharisees said to Him, "You are testifying about Yourself. Your testimony is not valid."

International Standard Version
The Pharisees told him, "You're testifying about yourself. Your testimony isn't valid."

NET Bible
So the Pharisees objected, "You testify about yourself; your testimony is not true!"

New Heart English Bible
The Pharisees therefore said to him, "You testify about yourself. Your testimony is not valid."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The Pharisees were saying to him: “You are testifying about yourself; your testimony is not true.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Pharisees said to him, "You testify on your own behalf, so your testimony isn't true."

New American Standard 1977
The Pharisees therefore said to Him, “You are bearing witness of Yourself; Your witness is not true.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then the Pharisees said unto him, Thou dost bear witness of thyself; thy witness is not true.

King James 2000 Bible
The Pharisees therefore said unto him, You bear record of yourself; your record is not true.

American King James Version
The Pharisees therefore said to him, You bore record of yourself; your record is not true.

American Standard Version
The Pharisees therefore said unto him, Thou bearest witness of thyself; thy witness is not true.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Pharisees therefore said to him: Thou givest testimony of thyself: thy testimony is not true.

Darby Bible Translation
The Pharisees therefore said to him, Thou bearest witness concerning thyself; thy witness is not true.

English Revised Version
The Pharisees therefore said unto him, Thou bearest witness of thyself; thy witness is not true.

Webster's Bible Translation
The Pharisees therefore said to him, Thou testifiest concerning thyself; thy testimony is not true.

Weymouth New Testament
"You are giving testimony about yourself," said the Pharisees; "your testimony is not true."

World English Bible
The Pharisees therefore said to him, "You testify about yourself. Your testimony is not valid."

Young's Literal Translation
The Pharisees, therefore, said to him, 'Thou of thyself dost testify, thy testimony is not true;'
Study Bible
The Woman Caught in Adultery
12Once again, Jesus spoke to the people and said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows Me will never walk in the darkness, but will have the light of life.” 13So the Pharisees said to Him, “You are testifying about Yourself; Your testimony is not valid.” 14Jesus replied, “Even if I testify about Myself, My testimony is valid, because I know where I came from and where I am going. But you do not know where I came from or where I am going.…
Cross References
Luke 22:64
They blindfolded Him and kept demanding, "Prophesy! Who hit You?"

John 5:31
If I testify about Myself, My testimony is not valid.

Treasury of Scripture

The Pharisees therefore said to him, You bore record of yourself; your record is not true.

Thou.

John 5:31-47
If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true…







Lexicon
So
οὖν (oun)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 3767: Therefore, then. Apparently a primary word; certainly, or accordingly.

the
οἱ (hoi)
Article - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Pharisees
Φαρισαῖοι (Pharisaioi)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 5330: Of Hebrew origin; a separatist, i.e. Exclusively religious; a Pharisean, i.e. Jewish sectary.

said
Εἶπον (Eipon)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

to Him,
αὐτῷ (autō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

“You
Σὺ (Sy)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

are testifying
μαρτυρεῖς (martyreis)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3140: To witness, bear witness, give evidence, testify, give a good report. From martus; to be a witness, i.e. Testify.

about
περὶ (peri)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 4012: From the base of peran; properly, through, i.e. Around; figuratively with respect to; used in various applications, of place, cause or time.

Yourself;
σεαυτοῦ (seautou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4572: Of yourself.

Your
σου (sou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

testimony
μαρτυρία (martyria)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3141: Witness, evidence, testimony, reputation. From martus; evidence given.

is
ἔστιν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

not
οὐκ (ouk)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

valid.”
ἀληθής (alēthēs)
Adjective - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 227: Unconcealed, true, true in fact, worthy of credit, truthful. TRUE.
(13) Thou bearest record of thyself; thy record is not true.--Better, Thou bearest witness of Thyself; Thy witness is not true. (Comp. Note on John 5:31.) The Authorised version here, by a change of word, renders the connection less obvious than it really is. The Pharisees, standing probably in the front of the crowd listening to Him, bring a technical objection to His statement, and one which He had Himself admitted the force of. "According to your own words," they mean, "what you now say is not valid." They stand in the light of day, but demand a formal proof that the Sun has risen.

Verses 13-19. -

(2) The refusal of the Pharisees to accept this claim on his unsupported testimony, and Christ's reply. Verse 13. - The fact that the Pharisees respond shows that the circumstances of the previous day are changed. They have been the secret and organized opponents of Jesus throughout. The synoptic Gospels show with what perverse ingenuity and doggedness they followed him from place to place, venturing to assail him through his disciples, through his omissions of ritual, and by reason of his Divine freedom in interpreting the sacred Scripture; nor did they refrain from attributing his miracles to the power of the evil one (Matthew 9.). They were the nucleus of the bitter opposition to him current among the rulers in Jerusalem, and they reveal here a reminiscence of the discussion which had taken place in the temple or its neighbourhood after the healing of the impotent man (John 5:31, etc.). There the Lord had said that if he bore witness of himself, without any corroboration, his witness, thus isolated and deprived of evidence, would, on the ordinary grounds of a prima facie testimony, not be true; but be went on to say, further, that his testimony was variously corroborated by the manifest presence and cooperation of the Father. Forgetting thus his own vindication of himself - which many months of varied proof of his personality had confirmed for candid minds - they assail his comparison of himself to the Light of the world, with: Thou bearest witness of thyself; thy witness - according to the canon he had himself admitted and supplemented; but they forgetting the supplement, add - (thy witness) is not true. "If thou art simply making such exalted claims as this, in forgetfulness of the well known maxim about self-witness, we take the liberty to dispute and reject it." 8:12-16 Christ is the Light of the world. God is light, and Christ is the image of the invisible God. One sun enlightens the whole world; so does one Christ, and there needs no more. What a dark dungeon would the world be without the sun! So would it be without Jesus, by whom light came into the world. Those who follow Christ shall not walk in darkness. They shall not be left without the truths which are necessary to keep them from destroying error, and the directions in the way of duty, necessary to keep them from condemning sin.
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